Lesotho Highlands Water Project delayed by administrative problems

Katse dam, in Lesotho, completed in 1996 under Phase 1 of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project.
Katse dam, in Lesotho, completed in 1996 under Phase 1 of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project. © Christian Wörtz/CC BY-SA 2.5
The second phase of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, a cornerstone of South Africa's water supply strategy, is now not expected to be completed until December 2026. The new delay, which is the result of administrative hold-ups, risks creating difficulties in the province of Gauteng. [...] (594 words)
Issue dated 20/08/2020 Reading time 3 minutes
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